1. Can Lamar Miller Hold off Knowshon Moreno to Win Dolphins RB Battle?

    When Knowshon Moreno signed a free-agent deal to join the Miami Dolphins after a career season with the Denver Broncos , the assumption was that Moreno was brought in to serve as the lead back who would jump-start Miami's lagging ground game...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 8,921 reads 40 comments

  2. What Are Demaryius Thomas and Julius Thomas Worth to Broncos in Contract Talks?

    In 2013, the Denver Broncos rode a record-setting offense all the way to Super Bowl XLVIII . Peyton Manning rewrote the single-season record books at the quarterback position...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 18,148 reads 158 comments

  3. Could Kenny Britt Resurrect Career, Shock the NFL in 2014?

    Once upon a time, Kenny Britt was considered one of the NFL 's top young receivers, a star in the making. Of course, once upon a time, people also thought the world was flat...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 19,973 reads 56 comments

  4. Christine Michael: Meet Fantasy Football's Next Breakout RB

    In fantasy football, identifying the next "breakout" running back can give teams a massive edge. Over the past two years, Alfred Morris of the Washington Redskins and Zac Stacy of the St...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 14,859 reads 18 comments

  5. Breaking Down the Latest Updates from OTAs Around the NFL

    OK, now we're really off and rolling. On June 3, the St. Louis Rams kicked off organized team activities. They were the last NFL team to do so...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 13,662 reads 26 comments

  6. Resurgent Robert Griffin Could Make All the Difference for Redskins in NFC East

    At this point a year ago, Robert Griffin was coming off a phenomenal rookie season. The Washington Redskins were defending NFC East champs. And yet, Griffin's ACL tear in the 2012 playoffs cast a dark pall across the team...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 8,072 reads 43 comments

  7. Early Impressions from Every Team's Offseason Workouts so Far

    It's that time of year across the National Football League. The OTA dog days of summer. All across the NFL , from Arizona to Washington, teams are conducting Organized Team Activities, ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 76,170 reads 128 comments

  8. Is Alex Smith Really Worth a Big Contract Extension from the Chiefs?

    One of the first things new head coach Andy Reid and general manager John Dorsey did upon their arrival in Kansas City was acquire the team a new quarterback...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 8,111 reads 69 comments

  9. Kelvin Benjamin Must Live Up to 1st-Round Pick for Panthers to Make Playoffs

    To say free agency was not kind to the Carolina Panthers receiving corps would be an understatement. Now, as the Panthers prepare to defend their NFC South title, there's going ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 30,229 reads 124 comments

  10. Rounding Up the Latest Buzz from the NFL Offseason

    There's a saying in the NFL that "there is no offseason." That certainly seems to be the case. This year's draft drew the sort of TV ratings that MLB and the NBA only wish they could get for actual games...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 66,531 reads 64 comments

  11. 'Open Competition' or Not, Mike Vick gives Jets Best Chance to Win in 2014

    The New York Jets surprised quite a few people last year by posting an 8-8 record and then attacking free agency with a fury on offense...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 5,321 reads 404 comments

  12. Ray Rice: Examining Fantasy Impact of Potential Suspension on Ravens' Backfield

    After winning Super Bowl XLVII two years ago, the Baltimore Ravens stumbled badly in 2013, in large part because of a horrible season from star tailback Ray Rice ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 9,522 reads 10 comments

  13. Latest News and Notes from NFL OTAs

    It's summer time! Now for many people, that means backyard barbecues and an odd little game called "baseball" involving some sort of diamond and some gloves. Or something...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 26,005 reads 38 comments

  14. Fantasy Football: Breaking Down the Top Dynasty Sleepers of 2014

    The beginning of summer brings with it the beginning of fantasy draft season, and the first leagues who generally sit down to draft are ongoing dynasty formats. In those leagues, of course, the draft-day pool of available talent is much shallower...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 18,122 reads 7 comments

  15. Fantasy Football Rankings 2014: Early Breakdown of the Top-15 QBs

    Next Monday, grills across America will simultaneously ignite in celebration as people everywhere gather for the Memorial Day cookouts that signal the unofficial start of summer...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 38,520 reads 85 comments

  16. Analyzing the Latest Updates from OTAs Around the NFL

    This weekend, many American families will kick off the summer by spending the long Memorial Day weekend camping. Well, NFL players have gotten a head start, with organized team activities kicking off across the league...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 10,635 reads 14 comments

  17. Buccaneers Can't Afford to Overlook Mike Glennon in Quarterback Competition

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers raised a few eyebrows earlier this offseason when they signed veteran quarterback Josh McCown ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 5,445 reads 13 comments

  18. Packers Have Little to Lose, Everything to Gain with Colt Lyerla Signing

    During his tenure with the Green Bay Packers , general manager Ted Thompson has developed a reputation as one of the NFL 's best at what he does. That reputation has been built on the Packers' ability to identify and groom young talent in-house...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 27,059 reads 84 comments

  19. Breaking Down the Latest News and Notes from Minicamps Around the NFL

    It's that time of year again in the National Football League. Across the NFL , from Buffalo to San Diego, first year players have gathered for rookie minicamps, their first taste of the next step of their athletic careers...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 26,104 reads 37 comments

  20. Greg Little Pickup Low-Risk, No-Reward Move by Raiders

    The Oakland Raiders got their quarterback of the present by trading for Matt Schaub earlier this offseason. They hope to have drafted their quarterback of the future in Fresno State's Derek Carr...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 37,249 reads 96 comments

  21. Fantasy Football 2014: Previewing NFL Offseason's Biggest Position Battles

    The NFL draft may be in the books, but for fantasy football fanatics far and wide, the "d" word is only just beginning to get a workout...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 21,545 reads 38 comments

  22. Are the Carolina Panthers Headed for a Free Fall in 2014?

    For some NFL teams, like the San Francisco 49ers , the offseason seems very much like a stop at a gas station on their annual journey toward the playoffs...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 13,809 reads 226 comments

  23. Cleveland Browns Must Remain Patient in Wide Receiver Market

    It's hardly a state secret that the Cleveland Browns need help at the wide receiver position. It was true even before news broke that Josh Gordon faces a possible one-year suspension after yet another failed drug test...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 23,900 reads 104 comments

  24. Expert Consensus NFL Rookie Award Predictions

    The 2014 NFL draft is now in the books, and whether it's first-round picks like South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (Houston Texans) and Central Florida quarterback Blake ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 48,551 reads 136 comments

  25. Could Steelers RB Dri Archer Be the NFL's Most Exciting Rookie in 2014?

    Among the players the Pittsburgh Steelers selected in the 2014 NFL draft was Kent State running back Dri Archer, who brought home the title of "fastest man in Indy" at February's combine...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 22,192 reads 52 comments